$1 BILLION HIP REPLACEMENT SETTLEMENT

In 2012, Stryker Corp. recalled two of its hip replacement systems – the Rejuvenate and ABG ll.  In all, about 20,000 people were implanted with one of those systems.  Among the dangers associated with these devices are adverse reactions resulting from large quantities of metal entering a patient’s bloodstream and tissue. Thousands of people across […]

GOT “FULL” COVERAGE?

UNDERSTANDING MASSACHUSETTS AUTO INSURANCE SELECTIONS PAGES: Does this picture look familiar? It should – it is a copy of a Mass car insurance coverage selections page, and a good one to boot. We have highlighted four important Parts, which are often overlooked and, in our experience, not understood: Parts 3, 5, 6, and 12. Find […]

THE “EGGSHELL SKULL” RULE

Did a new injury make an old condition worse or act up again? Massachusetts law has your back, so to speak. An injured person has the right to be compensated for a new injury, which aggravates a pre-existing condition. Since 1935, the law in Massachusetts has been clear that an injured person has the right […]